covid19

The following articles have the tag covid19

Ruby Princess’s ‘serious mistakes’

Inquiry finds ‘serious mistakes’ made on Ruby Princess

Ruby Princess’s ‘serious mistakes’

Princess Cruises promises to fully consider findings from Ruby Princess inquiry.

Screaming in Iceland

Iceland wants to hear your screams

Screaming in Iceland

You might not be able to get across to Iceland, but that doesn’t mean your ...

COVID-19: Are bats to blame?

Calls to cull Aussie bats overlook why we need them

COVID-19: Are bats to blame?

No, Aussie bats won’t give you COVID-19. We rely on them more than you think. ...

Better health at your fingertips

Better health at your fingertips

Better health at your fingertips

COVID-19 spurs use of remote monitoring program.

Aged care residents are being safeguarded

Aged care residents are being safeguarded

Aged care residents are being safeguarded

Sean Rooney reveals how aged care residents really feel about lockdown and social distancing.

What our post-COVID world will look like

What our post-COVID world will look like

What our post-COVID world will look like

John Deeks chats with Professor David Hayward about the government’s post-pandemic priorities.

Save on funeral costs

Save on funeral costs

Save on funeral costs

Cale Donovan, co-founder of Bare Cremation, tells us what’s happening in the industry during this ...

Interest rate rip-off

 Interest rate rip-off

Interest rate rip-off

CHOICE consumer finance expert Patrick Veyret joins host John Deeks to explain the credit card ...

Crucial tech support for vulnerable

COVID-19 technological support for those most vulnerable

Crucial tech support for vulnerable

NDIS participants will be able to buy assistive technology to help them through the crisis ...

Fear of catching COVID-19

Fear of catching COVID-19

Fear of catching COVID-19

Today, Leanne Wells explains the Consumer Health Forum’s mission and tells why fear of catching ...

Hurdles to growing old gracefully

Three biggest hurdles to growing old ‘gracefully’

Hurdles to growing old gracefully

Dr Kate Gregorevic is a geriatrician, founder of Elder Health and of Project Three Six ...

Latest COVID-19 scam

Latest COVID-19 scam

Latest COVID-19 scam

Drew Patchell joins the line-up to warn you about the latest scam doing the rounds ...

Older Aussies with higher risk of death

older woman wearing a surgical mask

Older Aussies with higher risk of death

Top 10 comorbidities identified by Australian and overseas authorities.

Eating healthy on a budget during COVID-19

Eating healthy on a budget during COVID-19

Eating healthy on a budget during COVID-19

Heart Foundation dietician Sian Armstrong, discusses how heart healthy eating doesn’t have to break the ...

Government in hard sell on tracing app

Government in hard sell on tracing app

Government in hard sell on tracing app

The federal government pushes its coronavirus tracing app as it seeks to allay privacy concerns.

Mind Your Own Retirement Episode 43

Mind Your Own Retirement Episode 43

Mind Your Own Retirement Episode 43

It’s been a bit tricky trying to coordinate recording our podcast, considering strict social isolation ...

How to handle self-isolation

How to handle self-isolation

How to handle self-isolation

Health with Dr. Kieran Kennedy, who, he's been on our podcast before. He's a particularly ...

Race to identify those most at risk

Race to identify those most at risk

Race to identify those most at risk

Scientists aim to preserve intensive care beds for those at greatest risk as trials of ...

COVID-19 ‘home-testing’ kits seized

COVID-19 ‘home-testing’ kits seized

COVID-19 ‘home-testing’ kits seized

Dangerous unauthorised home-testing kits for COVID-19 are being confiscated by the Australian Border Force.

Chronic illness and COVID-19

woman reaching for chronic illness medication

Chronic illness and COVID-19

Anyone of any age with a chronic illness is just as vulnerable as an older ...

COVID-19 and the crime rate

COVID-19 and the crime rate

COVID-19 and the crime rate

Our law enforcement agencies will perform a critical role in combating the virus and ensuring ...

Could COVID-19 spell the end of cash?

Could COVID-19 spell the end of cash?

Could COVID-19 spell the end of cash?

With so many vendors refusing cash payments, we could see a cashless society soon.

Kaye reflects on COVID-19

Kaye reflects on COVID-19

Kaye reflects on COVID-19

You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone …

Supermarket support for over 70s

woolworths delivery trucks

Supermarket support for over 70s

Woolworths ramps up online delivery capacity to support elderly and vulnerable Australians.

Can you still sell your house?

Can you still sell your house?

Can you still sell your house?

It is still possible to buy and sell property, but the rules have changed.

Update your medicines list now

Update your medicines list now

Update your medicines list now

If you take one or more regular medicines, now is the time to make sure ...

Supermarkets to work together

Supermarkets to work together

Supermarkets to work together

Supermarket operators can coordinate with each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Keep taking blood pressure meds’

‘Keep taking blood pressure meds’

‘Keep taking blood pressure meds’

The Heart Foundation is urging Australians not to stop taking their medication.

Things to do when stuck at home

woman exercising at home

Things to do when stuck at home

Retirees are usually an active bunch, so what are you going to do with all ...

Be wary of what you see on social media

Be wary of what you see on social media

Be wary of what you see on social media

Australian College of General Practitioners president Harry Nespolon talks all things COVID-19.

Supermarkets’ new measures

Shopping hours

Supermarkets’ new measures

Supermarkets ravaged by panicked shoppers have announced further measures to assist.

Special hours for older shoppers

older man shopping at a supermarket with empty shelves

Special hours for older shoppers

Woolworths leads the way, offering dedicated shopping times for the elderly and disabled.

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